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Niki Kaleialii
Niki Kaleialii

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oakley, Calif.

High School:
Freedom

Height:
5-6

Position:
C/UT

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/R

10/13/2014

Five Bulldogs Honored as NFCA Scholar-Athletes

The `Dogs total was one shy of its all-time season high achieved three times before.

03/22/2014

`Dogs Rewrite Record Books With 24-4 Win at Boise State

A 13-run first inning propels the `Dogs to a five-inning triumph and its first conference win.

02/22/2014

Bulldogs Rally Past Cavaliers to Split Mary Nutter Collegiate Day 2

Ortiz delivers two-out, seventh-inning RBI single to cap 3-for-5 game.

02/03/2014

'Dogs Start Season in Kajikawa Classic in Tempe

Fresno State faces three NCAA Tournament returnees among its five opening weekend tilts.

12/04/2013

`Dogs Reflect Upon Busy Fall; Point to Another Successful Spring Slate

Head Coach Trisha Ford and the 'Dogs return a bulk of the talent from last year's MW runner-up squad.

04/23/2014

Photo Gallery at St. Mary's

Photo Gallery at St. Mary's (4/16/14) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

01/10/2014

Softball - Fall 2013

Fresno Softball Action Pictures, October 2013. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.

Last updated on June 5, 2014

One of seven sophomores for Bulldogs in 2015, and its only catcher/utility player in the class. Last name is pronounced kah-lay-ah-lee-ee.

2014 (FRESHMAN): Played four games as reserve catcher vs. No. 25 Texas, UC Riverside, Boise State and New Mexico ... defensively, had season-high three putouts vs. New Mexico, and another vs. No. 25 Texas.

High School: A team captain and two-time Defensive MVP, she also won her Freedom High School team's Pride, Poise & Commitment Award twice. Helped team to three Bay Valley Athletic League (BVAL) Championships (2010, '11, '13) and two North Coast Sectional appearances (2010, '13). A four-year letterwinner at catcher and outfielder, her prep career stats follow: .351 (72-for-244, 10 doubles, 2 triples, three homers), .463 slugging, .410 on-base percentage, .975 fielding. Also an impressive student and sported a 4.13 GPA.

Personal: Intended Kinesiology major. Parents are Tess and Dan, and has two older sisters, Malia and Tiana, and one younger sister, Dani.


CAREER HIGHS
Putouts: 3 - at New Mexico (4/6/14)


FUN FACTS
Nicknames: Niki, Nik
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Stuffed Animal: Hippo
Favorite Saying/Motto: Control the controllable. Attitude and effort.
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I have a Spider Man fetish.
Personal Hero: My dad
Intended Career Profession: Physical Therapist
Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
First CD I Owned: Josie and the Pussycats
Favorite Movie: Warrior
I Chose Fresno State because: of the sense of community, it's a place to find a family away from home, the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than myself by joining the softball team
Favorite Pro Team: SanFrancisco 49ers
Favorite Coach Ford saying: Focus on the process, not the result.

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